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PhanCon 2017 Dates Announced

 

PhanCon 2017 will be held October 9-11 at The National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida.  More information will be posted when registration opens sometime in June.

New Standard Global F-4 Phantom Society T-Shirt

Smoke Trails 22-2 Released

Smoke Trails 22-2 has been released.  Included inside is a report on the QF-4 Phinal Phlyout in December 2016, Phan-Con 2016, a history of Holloman Air Force Base and a storied career as told by WAM Harkins.

Member in Good Standing: you can log-in and download your FREE copy in the Members Only Smoke Trails tab along the left column.

Book: Warriors at 500 Knots

QF-4 Phantom Retirement Ceremony 2016

On December 21, 2016, the QF-4 Phantoms were officially retired from the United States Air Force.  The public ceremony featured 4 ship and single ship flybys as well as a water salute upon landing.  Our friend, Brian Emch was in attendance and we thank him for sharing his photographs with us.

Phantom Pharewell

QF-4s Transition "Star Wars Canyon"

QF-4 Phantom Retirement Ceremony 2016

We have linked a YouTube video taken at the QF-4 Phantom Retirement Ceremony on December 21st, 2016 at Holloman Air Force Base.  It is 28 minutes long and features the startup, taxi out, takeoff, 4 ship and single ship flybys, water cannon salute and a hose down of two retiring pilots.

If anyone who was in attendance would like to contribute photos for the website, email us at webmaster@f4phantom.com.  

QF-4 Phinal Phlight and Retirement

The following is a Facebook post on the QF-4 Phinal Phlight and Retirement Ceremony at Holloman Air Force Base Wednesday, December 21st.  Reservations are required!  You can contact the 49th Wing Public Affairs Office at (575) 572-7381.

QF-4 Phinal Phlight

 

 

F-4 Phantom II Society donates to the American Legion Post 46

PhanCon 2016 Call for Photos

PhanCon 2016, The Phinal Phlyout, is in the books and our 152 attendees enjoyed sunny weather and hot flying.  We had plenty of opportunity to see, hear and feel QF-4E Phantoms in flight and a few other aircraft along the way.  The F-4 Phantom II Society invites you to share your pictures with us to be placed in your own gallery on our website.

A Special 2016 "PhanCon" Commemorative 2 Ship Lithograph!!

Members Only Smoke Trails now Available

Members Only Smoke Trails Volume 22-1 is now available.  Once logged in, proceed to the Members Only section on the left side of this page and click on Members Only Smoke Trails.

QF-4 Phantom Airshow Appearances

If you are not able to attend PhanCon 2016, below is a list of remaining appearances by the QF-4 Phantom II that you can see and hear at airshows. 
They plan to fly two ships in for static display unless indicated below.

First and Last Continued...The Video

Video from May 13th, 2016 when Lt. Col Ronald "Elvis" King brought F-4E, 73-167 to St. Louis and chatted with Original F4H-1 Test Pilot, Bob Little.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwtLZvAuTAQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Preserving Lance Sijan's MOH memorial in Milwaukee

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